Under the Reds
Episode 16 of 22 within Season One. Item 16 of 88 overall.
Production number 03119.
David Law Kemper - Story
Javier Grillo-Marxuach - Teleplay
Lawrence Meyers - Teleplay
Charles Siebert - Director
7 votes

ATLANTA, GEORGIA - Jarod checks into a fellow paramedic whom he believes is responsible for a graduate student's coma. But he first has to outsmart a pushy, investigative tax official who won't stop digging up everything on Jarod. After their follow-up to a lead on Jarod, Sydney disappears from the Centre.

He holes himself up with his twin brother Jacob using a technique Jarod discovered in an attempt to bring him out of his coma. Miss Parker is put in charge of finding Syd and when she does, to make matters worst, Mr. Raines commands her to do eliminate Jacob.

original airdate-- March 22,1997      rating--7.1 million


music--The Pretender theme song composed by John Debney 



  • Ph.D. Research Scientist
  • Organ Courier

Alias--Jarod Hollstrom--Jarod Randolph

Last Name Origin:

  • Hollstrom - Lasse Hollstrom, Director of My Life as a Dog
  • Randolph - Randolph Mantooth from Emergency


  • Rabbit's Foot
  • Classic Horror Films


There are pretenders among us. Geniuses with the ability to be become anyone they want to be. In 1963 a corporation known as the Centre isolated a young pretender named Jarod and exploited his genius for their research. Then one day their pretender ran away...

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Onder de Reds
Under the Reds
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Unter den Reds
Faoi na Reds
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